Quiz: English Grammar Tense Questions!

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Quiz: English Grammar Tense Questions!

Tenses are used in the English language to describe actions over time. They are broadly divided into the past, present, and future tense and into other subdivisions. The quiz below is specifically designed to help you identify which tenses are used in each sentence. Give it a go and get some practice on sentence construction and word usage. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Next February I will visit Japan.
    • A. 

      Simple Future

    • B. 

      Future Continuous

    • C. 

      Future Perfect

    • D. 

      Future Perfect Continuous

  • 2. 
    Class starts at 7 o'clock.
    • A. 

      Simple Present

    • B. 

      Present Continuous

    • C. 

      Present Perfect

    • D. 

      Present Perfect Continuous

    • E. 

      Future Perfect

  • 3. 
    While Jin-su was laughing, milk came out of his nose.
    • A. 

      Simple Past

    • B. 

      Past Continuous

    • C. 

      Past Perfect Continuous

    • D. 

      Past Perfect

  • 4. 
    Even if you don't want to, you will be studying English until you finish college.
    • A. 

      Future Perfect Continuous

    • B. 

      Future Perfect

    • C. 

      Simple Future

    • D. 

      Future Continuous

  • 5. 
    Class starts at 7 o'clock.
    • A. 

      Simple Present

    • B. 

      Present Continuous

    • C. 

      Present Perfect

    • D. 

      Present Perfect Continuous

    • E. 

      Future Perfect

  • 6. 
    Upon my arrival home yesterday, I sat on the sofa, watched TV and fell asleep within 20 minutes.
    • A. 

      Past Continuous

    • B. 

      Past Perfect Continuous

    • C. 

      Past Perfect

    • D. 

      Simple Past

  • 7. 
    Even if you don't want to, you will be studying English until you finish college.
    • A. 

      Future Perfect Continuous

    • B. 

      Future Perfect

    • C. 

      Simple Future

    • D. 

      Future Continuous

  • 8. 
    Even when other kids pick on him, Jin-su is always smiling.
    • A. 

      Present Continuous

    • B. 

      Present Perfect

    • C. 

      Present Perfect Continuous

    • D. 

      Simple Present

  • 9. 
    Upon my arrival home yesterday, I sat on the sofa, watched TV and fell asleep within 20 minutes.
    • A. 

      Past Continuous

    • B. 

      Past Perfect Continuous

    • C. 

      Past Perfect

    • D. 

      Simple Past

  • 10. 
    These days, the rain forests are being destroyed, which is a major contributor to global warming.
    • A. 

      Present Continuous

    • B. 

      Simple Present

    • C. 

      Present Perfect

    • D. 

      Present Perfect Continuous

  • 11. 
    Even when other kids pick on him, Jin-su is always smiling.
    • A. 

      Present Continuous

    • B. 

      Present Perfect

    • C. 

      Present Perfect Continuous

    • D. 

      Simple Present

  • 12. 
    I was getting bitten by mosquitoes all night, so I decided to just wake up.
    • A. 

      Past Perfect Continuous

    • B. 

      Past Continuous

    • C. 

      Past Perfect

    • D. 

      Simple Past

  • 13. 
    These days, the rain forests are being destroyed, which is a major contributor to global warming.
    • A. 

      Present Continuous

    • B. 

      Simple Present

    • C. 

      Present Perfect

    • D. 

      Present Perfect Continuous

  • 14. 
    At 3 in the morning, the mosquitoes will be being attacked with my new bug repellent.
    • A. 

      Future Perfect Continuous

    • B. 

      Simple Future

    • C. 

      Future Continuous

    • D. 

      Future Perfect

  • 15. 
    I was getting bitten by mosquitoes all night, so I decided to just wake up.
    • A. 

      Past Perfect Continuous

    • B. 

      Past Continuous

    • C. 

      Past Perfect

    • D. 

      Simple Past

  • 16. 
    Dong-Bang Stinky is planning to come  to my house next week.
    • A. 

      Future Continuous

    • B. 

      Future Perfect

    • C. 

      Future Perfect Continuous

    • D. 

      Simple Future

  • 17. 
    At 3 in the morning, the mosquitoes will be being attacked with my new bug repellent.
    • A. 

      Future Perfect Continuous

    • B. 

      Simple Future

    • C. 

      Future Continuous

    • D. 

      Future Perfect

  • 18. 
    The chocolate was eaten by me.
    • A. 

      Simple Past

    • B. 

      Simple Present

    • C. 

      Past Continuous

    • D. 

      Past Perfect

  • 19. 
    Dong-Bang Stinky is planning to come  to my house next week.
    • A. 

      Future Continuous

    • B. 

      Future Perfect

    • C. 

      Future Perfect Continuous

    • D. 

      Simple Future

  • 20. 
    At least twice a day, my patience is tested by middle school students.
    • A. 

      Present Perfect

    • B. 

      Simple Present

    • C. 

      Present Perfect Continuous

    • D. 

      Present Continuous

  • 21. 
    The chocolate was eaten by me.
    • A. 

      Simple Past

    • B. 

      Simple Present

    • C. 

      Past Continuous

    • D. 

      Past Perfect

  • 22. 
    By January 2010, Jin-su will have studied English for five years.
    • A. 

      Future Perfect Continuous

    • B. 

      Future Continuous

    • C. 

      Future Perfect

    • D. 

      Simple Future

  • 23. 
    At least twice a day, my patience is tested by middle school students.
    • A. 

      Present Perfect

    • B. 

      Simple Present

    • C. 

      Present Perfect Continuous

    • D. 

      Present Continuous

  • 24. 
    The students will have graduated college by 2020.
    • A. 

      Future Continuous

    • B. 

      Past Perfect

    • C. 

      Future Perfect

    • D. 

      Simple Future

    • E. 

      Future Perfect Continuous

  • 25. 
    By January 2010, Jin-su will have studied English for five years.
    • A. 

      Future Perfect Continuous

    • B. 

      Future Continuous

    • C. 

      Future Perfect

    • D. 

      Simple Future

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